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Amateur archaeologist detects’ phenomenal’ trove of stone engraves

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st September 2017

Scottish enthusiast George Curries prehistoric carvings to be included in arousing research project An amateur archaeologist has tracked down hundreds of prehistoric boulder engraves in Scotland in what has been described as a phenomenal contribution to the understanding of Britains earliest artworks. Walking in all climates once or twice a week, George Currie, 66, a […]

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Sorry, guys, your biological clock is also ticking | Barbara Ellen

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

New research demonstrates that its not only women who cant maintain putting off parenthood Research from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School confirms that male fertility deteriorations with age. It takes longer for older humen to get girls pregnant and theres more chance of miscarriage. It isnt simply a example of […]

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Margaret Atwood: Plastics are poisoning us. We require change , now

Published in Odd and Fun on 19th September 2017

In a new series marking the 500 th anniversary of the Reformation, the novelist calls for a revolt against petrochemical polymers Ah, the Reformation. And then, unavoidably, the Counter-Reformation. We remember them, sort of, especially after reading Dissolution, CJ Sansoms detective thriller about the shutting down of and , not incidentally, the looting of rich […]

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14 -year-old girl who died of cancer wins right to be cryogenically frozen

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th September 2017

Judge backs UK mother in allowing body of teenage daughter, who died of cancer, to be preserved in US a process her estranged parent opposed A 14 -year-old girl who said before dying of cancer that she wanted a chance to live longer has been allowed by the high court to have her body cryogenically […]

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Researchers get green light to genetically modify human embryos

Published in Odd and Fun on 7th September 2017

Scientists investigating miscarriage will not be able to implant embryos or examine them for more than 2 week, tells HFEA Britains first genetically modified human embryos could be created within months, after scientists were granted permission to carry out the controversial procedure in a landmark decision by the fertility regulator. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology […]

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The infertility crisis is beyond doubt. Now scientists must find the cause

Published in Odd and Fun on 29th August 2017

News last week that sperm counts in western humen have halved corroborated what experts already knew. The real problem is that no one knows why The topic has become the mainstay of dystopian science fiction. Our world is afflicted by widespread infertility and childless civilisations are left hovering on the brink of collapse. Children of […]

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14 -year-old girl who died of cancer wins right to be cryogenically frozen

Published in Odd and Fun on 28th August 2017

Judge backs UK mother in allowing body of teenage daughter, who died of cancer, to be preserved in US a process her estranged parent opposed A 14 -year-old girl who said before dying of cancer that she wanted a chance to live longer has been allowed by the high court to have her body cryogenically […]

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Judge fails to back ending of Northern Ireland abortion ban

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th August 2017

No legal compunction on Stormont parliament to change law despite provinces near-total ban ruled incompatible with Human Rights Act A high court judge has declined to insist that politicians end Northern Irelands near-total ban on abortion, despite ruling it was incompatible with the UKs 1998 Human Right Act. Mr Justice Horners judgment on Wednesday morning […]

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Margaret Atwood: Plastics are poisoning us. We require change , now

Published in Odd and Fun on 25th August 2017

In a new series marking the 500 th anniversary of the Reformation, the novelist calls for a rebellion against petrochemical polymers Ah, the Reformation. And then, inevitably, the Counter-Reformation. We remember them, kind of, especially after reading Dissolution, CJ Sansoms detective thriller about the shutting down of and , not incidentally, the looting of rich […]

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Photo highlights of the working day: fertility rites and the Rolling Stones

Published in Odd and Fun on 23rd August 2017

The Protector image editors pick some of the best photographs from around the world, including Brussels tributes, Purim and a pope selfie Read more: www.theguardian.com

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